Fundamentals and Applications of Magnetic Materials

Hardcover | September 17, 2016

byKannan M. Krishnan

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Students and researchers looking for a comprehensive textbook on magnetism, magnetic materials and related applications will find in this book an excellent explanation of the field. Chapters progress logically from the physics of magnetism, to magnetic phenomena in materials, to size anddimensionality effects, to applications. Beginning with a description of magnetic phenomena and measurements on a macroscopic scale, the book then presents discussions of intrinsic and phenomenological concepts of magnetism such as electronic magnetic moments and classical, quantum, and bandtheories of magnetic behavior. It then covers ordered magnetic materials (emphasizing their structure-sensitive properties) and magnetic phenomena, including magnetic anisotropy, magnetostriction, and magnetic domain structures and dynamics. What follows is a comprehensive description of imagingmethods to resolve magnetic microstructures (domains) along with an introduction to micromagnetic modeling. The book then explores in detail size (small particles) and dimensionality (surface and interfaces) effects -- the underpinnings of nanoscience and nanotechnology that are brought into sharpfocus by magnetism.The hallmark of modern science is its interdisciplinarity, and the second half of the book offers interdisciplinary discussions of information technology, magnetoelectronics and the future of biomedicine via recent developments in magnetism. Modern materials with tailored properties require carefulsynthetic and characterization strategies. The book also includes relevant details of the chemical synthesis of small particles and the physical deposition of ultra thin films. In addition, the book presents details of state-of-the-art characterization methods and summaries of representativefamilies of materials, including tables of properties. CGS equivalents (to SI) are included.

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Students and researchers looking for a comprehensive textbook on magnetism, magnetic materials and related applications will find in this book an excellent explanation of the field. Chapters progress logically from the physics of magnetism, to magnetic phenomena in materials, to size anddimensionality effects, to applications. Beginnin...

Kannan M. Krishnan graduated from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur and earned his Ph.D. from University of California, Berkeley (UCB) in 1984. He is currently Professor of Materials Sciences and Physics at the University of Washington (UW). He is a Fellow of the American Physical Society, the Institute of Physics (London), th...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:816 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.01 inPublished:September 17, 2016Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199570442

ISBN - 13:9780199570447

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Magnetism and Magnetic Materials2. Atomic Origins of Magnetism3. Diamagnets, Paramagnets, and Ferromagnets4. Other Ordered Magnetic Materials5. Magnetism in Metals and Alloys6. Magnetic Anisotropy7. Magnetic Domains and the Process of Magnetization8. Micromagnetic Imaging and Modeling9. Fine Particles and Nanostructures10. Magnetic Surfaces, Interfaces and Thin Films11. Hard and Soft Magnets12. Magnetic Materials in Medicine and Biology13. Spin Electronics14. Magnetic Information Storage

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"Fundamentals and Applications of Magnetic Materials is a great book about the physics of magnetic materials and covers a broad spectrum for applications of magnetic materials... As a professor working in magnetic materials for more than 20 years, I would strongly recommend this book tovariety of readers, from young students to senior researchers, without any hesitation." --Chih-Huang Lai Chair Professor, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan